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Find out what your peers are saying about SharePoint vs. WordPress and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
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Quotes From Members

We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:

Pros
"The workflow feature is valuable because it enables us to cascade responsibilities.""For any organization with more than one person in it, if they are trying to organize things to let people in the company know what others are doing, then this solution is good for them.""This solution has helped us with the categorization, organization, management, discovery, and delivery of program and project related information.""The most valuable features are the Integrations, web site, and search.""The online editing capabilities, file sharing, auditing, information security, ease of solution management, and the easy user adaptation to the platform are the most valuable features.""The most valuable features are the collaboration and sharing."

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"We use WordPress on two different websites and it solves all of our website issues.""I like how it integrates graphics and words, and more generally, the way people can develop the choices of spaces for different websites."

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Cons
"Workflow is something that can become more intelligent.""I would like a simpler, more cost-effective solution for connecting data sources with workflows and BI tools, or data mining tools.""This solution would benefit from the implementation of enhanced online forms and template development capabilities.""The areas of this solution that need improvement are the relationships between lists, cross-site web parts, and page-building tools.""The way to change the version of the files in SharePoint should be improved. The method of synchronizing files from local to cloud can also use improvement.""The workflow engine cannot support the business needs."

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"I would recommend dumping the Gutenberg interface, as that is horrible.""I think that WordPress is too cool in its contact."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
"The pricing works for us.""For this type of solution, it is not wise to buy it without Software Assurance."

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"I paid to have a WordPress site for two years and didn't just have a free one."

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33,923
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28,498
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17
Average Words per Review
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4
Average Words per Review
707
Rating
7.5
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Also Known As
SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010
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Overview

SharePoint is a Microsoft-based platform for building web applications. It covers a widerange of capabilities and while it is appropriate for experienced webdevelopers, even non-technical minded users can easily navigate through thesystem and execute functions such as collaborating data, managing documents andfiles, creating websites, managing social networking solutions, and automatingworkflow.

Major areas that SharePoint deals with are websites,communities, content, search, insights, and composites. The purpose is to give usersthe ability to create or develop these key business components on their owneven without technical knowledge of, for example, how to build a website or howto integrate coding. Configuring SharePoint into a business's system is meantto cut out all of the complicated steps, and pave the way for easierimplementation all around.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.org. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system.

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Sample Customers
Toyota, Aeroports de Paris, ASBBank Ltd., Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals, CambridgeshireConstabulary, D&M Group, NPL Construction Company, and The Regional Municipality of Niagara.TIBCO Software, Code for America, Crosswise, Essio Shower, AdLemons, Applied Geographics
Top Industries
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Financial Services Firm14%
Energy/Utilities Company10%
University10%
Comms Service Provider8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company25%
Comms Service Provider14%
Government11%
Manufacturing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company22%
Comms Service Provider21%
Government8%
Educational Organization6%
Company Size
REVIEWERS
Small Business38%
Midsize Enterprise21%
Large Enterprise41%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Small Business4%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise71%
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Small Business75%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Find out what your peers are saying about SharePoint vs. WordPress and other solutions. Updated: January 2021.
456,495 professionals have used our research since 2012.

SharePoint is ranked 1st in Web Content Management with 16 reviews while WordPress is ranked 4th in Web Content Management with 4 reviews. SharePoint is rated 7.8, while WordPress is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of SharePoint writes "Plan, plan, plan. Over-budget". On the other hand, the top reviewer of WordPress writes "Difficult to create content without spending a lot of time to learn it". SharePoint is most compared with Citrix ShareFile, Box, OpenText Content Suite Platform, OpenText Documentum and Atlassian Confluence, whereas WordPress is most compared with Magnolia CMS, Liferay Digital Experience Platform, Dynamicweb, Drupal and Oracle WebCenter. See our SharePoint vs. WordPress report.

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